A year of rewarding reading.
Craig Higginson discusses his exquisite novel, “The Dream House”, writing practice and much more.
The Irish master discusses the creative impulse, his writing process, and why he finally started writing about queer characters.
“I had no intention of writing about childhood or Kentucky in the 90s or being a queer person there…”
The award-winning gay author Damon Galgut reflects on the compulsion behind crafting stories – and what it means to be a “real” novelist.
“In fiction you have an obligation to show representative characters… you don’t just want to show a bunch of freaks.”
This is easily one of the best debut novels of the year: an unflinching, lyrical dissection of tragedy and trauma — large and small.
A chat with the late Nadine Gordimer in which she discussed her last novel, banned books and her life’s big regret.
The books that moved and inspired me this year (and that might move and inspire you too…).
Veteran ad man John Hunt on his debut novel, The Space Between The Space Between.